Curriculum and Instruction
The latest news about curriculum and instruction, including articles, opinion essays, and special features.
Worried that far too many students have weak reading skills, states are passing new laws that require aspiring teachers—and, increasingly, teachers who are already in the classroom—to master reading instruction that’s solidly grounded in research. (February 20, 2020)
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Spotlighting on Writing Instruction
In this Spotlight, learn how the Common Core affected reading and writing, how teachers are reimagining the revision process, and how to foster a love of writing.
Education Week Quizzes
How can students deepen their reading comprehension, what are the kinds of writing that employers prize most, and how is academic language defined?
Quiz Yourself: How Much Do You Know About Math Education?
Quiz Yourself: What are parents' perceptions of math education, how are educators using digital math games in the classroom, and how have students' math scores have changed over time?
In this ongoing series, “Getting Reading Right,” Education Week will interrogate the cognitive science behind how kids acquire foundational reading skills, with a focus on the earliest elementary readers, in kindergarten through 2nd grade.
Citizen Z: An Educaton Week Project
To better understand the role of education in America’s current civics crisis, Education Week has undertaken a long-term investigation. See the results of that work.
Literacy For The Workplace
The modern workplace is evolving and employers say that students need different kinds of literacy skills in order to thrive in it. Will English classes change in response?
Government agencies, business groups, and policymakers continue to prioritize support for the STEM fields. In this special report, Education Week takes a closer look at these STEM gateways, searching out ones that offer new avenues—like hands-on preparation for advanced manufacturing—and the efforts to break down longstanding barriers, like remedial algebra.
The optimistic vision of personalized learning shared by many educators does not match up well with what is actually happening in K-12 classrooms. That’s the big takeaway from Education Week’s latest special report on personalized learning.
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- Teacher, 2020-2021 School Year (All Subject and Grades K-12)
- New Foundations Charter School, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
- Elementary ELA or Math Teacher
- Achievement Prep, Washington D.C.
- Special Education Teacher
- JCFS Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
- School Bus Driver
- Madison Highland Prep, Phoenix, Arizona
- Division Director 1
- WestEd, San Francisco, California